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John Cena tries his luck in Cricket

John Cena tries his luck in Cricket

Big Bash is all set to get underway next month, and guess who kick started the things? WWE star, John Cena. The wrestler found a new challenge and he loved it. During his trip to Australia, the 16-time champion decided to learn a bit of cricket, and found a coach in none other than former Aussie all-rounder Shane Watson. Watson, […]

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Brisbane Heat signs Yasir Shah for Big Bash League

Brisbane Heat signs Yasir Shah for Big Bash League

Pakistan’s leading leg-spinner, Yasir Shah has been signed by the Brisbane Heat to be an international replacement player for the Big Bash League 2017, starting next month. Shah, who recently became the 2nd quickest bowler to reach 150 Test wickets, will replace either of Brendon McCullum or Shadab Khan – during the tournament. While speaking to the media on the […]

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BBL: Hughes’ fine 85 drives Sydney Sixers home against Brisbane Heat

BBL: Hughes’ fine 85 drives Sydney Sixers home against Brisbane Heat

Brisbane Heat v Sydney Sixers, Big Bash League 2016-17, Brisbane Sydney Sixers 7 for 191 (Hughes 85) beat Brisbane Heat 6 for 186 (Burns 51*, Peirson 44, Abbott 3-38) by three wickets With only two balls to go, a top-edged six over the wicketkeeper’s take via Sean Abbott off Ben Cutting saw Sydney Sixers home by three wickets over Brisbane […]

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Bravo to undergo hamstring surgery, doubtful for PSL

Bravo to undergo hamstring surgery, doubtful for PSL

West Indies ace Dwayne Bravo will need surgery to repair damage to his left hamstring, meaning he will play no further part in the Melbourne Renegades’ Big Bash League (BBL) campaign. He was stretchered off during the Renegades’ match against the Perth Scorchers on Thursday night, and subsequent scans revealed the injury would sideline him for an extended period. Bravo […]

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CA approves Andre Russell’s black bat for use in BBL

CA approves Andre Russell’s black bat for use in BBL

Andre Russell’s black bat has been reapproved by Cricket Australia for use in the Big Bash League after a laminate cover was added to prevent damage to the ball. Russell utilized the black bat amid Sydney Thunder’s first match of the competition, yet after that diversion Cricket Australia pulled back its endorsement of the bat after criticism from the match […]

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BBL: Adelaide Rope In Chris Jordan as Adil Rashid’s replacement

BBL: Adelaide Rope In Chris Jordan as Adil Rashid’s replacement

Chris Jordan, the England all rounder, ha been marked as an overseas substitution for compatriot and International teammate, Adil Rashid, to play for the Adelaide Strikers in the up and coming season of the Big Bash League. The competition kicks off on December 20 and passing by the present type of the legspinner, he won’t simply total the Test series […]

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Big Bash: Sydney Sixers sign England’s Sam Billings

Big Bash: Sydney Sixers sign England’s Sam Billings

Sam Billings, the England and Kent wicketkeeper-batsman, has been joined by the Big Bash League side Sydney Sixes for the up and coming season, beginning from December 20. The 25-year-old, who made his One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 International introduction in June a year ago, will be accessible for first 50% of the competition, however could miss the business end […]

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BBL: Perth Scorchers fined for breaching salary cap

BBL: Perth Scorchers fined for breaching salary cap

The Perth Scorchers have been fined $5000 (AUD) in the wake of breaking the rules for the players’ salary cap amid last season’s Big Bash League. Cricket Australia (CA) declared on Monday (November 14) that the Scorchers broke the permissible group retainer pool of $1.3 million by $5000. The Scorchers have been fined the base punishment of $150,000, with $145,000 […]

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New South Wales become Australia’s first professional women’s team

New South Wales become Australia’s first professional women’s team

New South Wales on Thursday became the first domestic cricket organisation in Austalia to launch a fully professional women’s team, thanks to a major sponsorship deal with LendLease. The squad players will now be on full-time contracts, earning a minimum wage of $35,000. Additionally, alongside their national contracts and the WBBL, a portion of the International players will even be […]

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England to launch Big Bash-Style T20 League

England to launch Big Bash-Style T20 League

A brand new city-based T20 tournament to compete with the world’s biggest T20 leagues like the Big Bash and the IPL is set to be launched into England’s domestic scene next season to bolster interest in home cricket. The new tournament, which will feature eight teams, is set to attract all of the world’s top stars from around the world. […]

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